CIHR presents SEAMO physicians with over $4 million in funding

SEAMO wishes to congratulate our physicians who have been awarded funding from the Canadiananimated image of researchers with books Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fall 2021 Project Competition. This program is intended to provide financial support to the project ideas with the greatest prospective to further healthcare education in Canada. Read on for the winners and their projects:

Tricia Cottrell (Pathology and Molecular Medicine; Queen’s Cancer Research Institute) - Immunophenotyping Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Identifying Predictive and Prognostic Biomarkers for Combinatorial Immunotherapy: $872,865

Kerstin de Wit (Emergency Medicine) - PEITHO-3. Reduced-dose thrombolytic treatment for patients with higher-intermediate risk acute pulmonary embolism: $478,125

Ian Gilron (Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine) – The PRECISE trial – Pain Relief Combination Intervention Strategies: $100,000

Michael Green (Family Medicine) & Ian Gilron (Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine) - Development of a validated method to identify patients with chronic pain in electronic medical records and administrative health data to advance clinical research and patient care: $673,200 

Annette Hay (Medicine; Canadian Cancer Trials Group) - Randomized Phase 3 Evaluation of Lower Dose (3-2-1 Strategy) vs. Full Dose of Ibrutinib for the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: $100,000 

Amer Johri (Medicine; Translational Institute of Medicine) - Intraplaque Composition Combined with Stress Echo for Cardiac Risk Stratification: $918,000 

Michael Rauh (Pathology and Molecular Medicine) - Dysregulation of TET2 and DNMT3A promotes pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) through inflammation: A new mechanism of PAH: $891,225